Watch: Michael Cera Wants to Get High in 'Crystal Fairy' Indie Trailer
After kicking off the 2013 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Sebastian Silva's indie road trip comedy Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus is coming to theaters this summer. The film follows Michael Cera as Jamie, an American living in Chile who is keen on heading into the desert for a Mescaline-fueled psychedelic trip with his local friends. But the journey isn't quite what he seems after he accidentally invites Crystal Fairy (Gaby Hoffman) on the trip. Her free and esoteric nature clashes with Jamie’s acidic, self-absorbed personality, and it makes for some comedy and awkwardness. The performances from Cera and Hoffman are great, but the film as a whole didn't quite work for me. Watch?
The first trailer for Sebastian Silva's Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus, originally from Apple:
On a trip through Chile a boorish American expat named Jamie (Michael Cera) and three Chilean brothers plan to set off in search of the prized San Pedro cactus and its promise of beachy hallucinations. But in the previous night’s drunken stupor Jamie invites a free-spirited fellow American (Gaby Hoffmann), whose devil-may-care worldview gives them more of an adventure than any of them had bargained for. Sebastian Silva directs the film which he also wrote himself and features his three brothers Juan Andrés Silva, José Miguel Silva and Agustín Silva. Sundance Selects releases the film in limited theaters starting July 12th.